Grasshopper Island Paperback
Ages 5 and upwards.
Based on her much-loved 1970’s television series, Joy’s story of three brothers living free from adult supervision is as joyful, appealing and life-affirming today as when it was first published, and even more satisfying for young readers.
Most people try to escape at some time or other. Toughy, Smarty and Mouse are lucky. They discover an apparently deserted island and plan to enjoy total freedom – no more haircuts or school dinners, no more hugs and kisses, no more grown ups! But is Grasshopper Island really uninhabited? Could the boys’ idyllic new way of life be under threat?
“As a child, I loved reading adventure stories, by authors like Arthur Ransome and Enid Blyton. Grasshopper Island is even better because, as an adult, I can love it now and share the love with children. A lovely adventurous read.” Tim Brooke-Taylor
Available from Grasshopper Productions.
Grasshopper Island Audiobook
This audio version of Grasshopper Island is ideal for younger children. Goodies hero, Tim Brooke-Taylor, who played all the Voices of Authority in the Seventies television series, narrates the whole story with music from the original films.
Ages 5 and upwards
Storyteller Tim Brooke-Taylor
Music by Wilfred Josephs
Written and Produced by Joy Whitby
Duration: 110 minutes